BSF, School Buildings

School Design Awards

Posted by on 14 May, 2009 at 9:52 pm

One of the nice things I am involved with is being part of the national school design awards evaluation panel. My job is to sift through the entries and comment on how well they have incorporated ICT for learning, and engaged the students as part of the stakeholder engagement process (clue here is the word […]

TES Conference, Olympia

Posted by on 12 October, 2008 at 2:21 pm

On Friday I had the great pleasure of speaking at the TES conference at Olympia, to a group of primary headteachers and practitioners about implementing personalised learning in their settings. All too often, personalised learning is considered as appropriate for secondary schools when in fact it is applicable to all phases of education. My turn […]

Building Better Schools

Posted by on 5 September, 2008 at 9:50 am

A little while back (27th June, in fact) I attended the British Council for School Environments (BCSE) conference and ran an interactive session with the delegates. The session used some neat tools, including the SMS Messaging system developed by Cleveratom (now called MobiStick), but the purpose was to open up the dialogue relating to some […]

BCSE Seminar 2008, Building Better Schools, BSF

Posted by on 4 July, 2008 at 2:29 pm

Friday 27th June was the date for the BCSE seminar at Westminster Academy where architects, construction companies, designers and all interested in the BSF (Building Schools for the Future) Programme met up to look at some of the issues they all face. Cleveratom were there to provide an interactive session and encourage the delegates to […]

BCSE, British Council for School Environments, Industry Awards 2008

Posted by on 26 November, 2007 at 8:54 pm

It is a great honour to have been asked to help evaluate the entries for the first BCSE Industry Awards and on Friday I received a pack of entries from three categories: Innovative design for Primary Schools, Innovative Design for Secondary Schools and Best Architect. I have spent the weekend reading these and am confident […]